Vehicle Back-Over Fatalities

Being struck by a vehicle, heavy equipment and other objects is the top cause of injury and the second cause of death in construction workers.

When a vehicle has an obstructed view to the rear, OSHA requires a working back-up alarm or a spotter onsite to tell the driver when it is safe to back up. Unfortunately in this demonstration, they had no spotter and no internal traffic control plan in place.

Learn how to prevent this from happening at your job site with this next video. Don’t let this tragic situation occur in your workplace!

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